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Karen Rapp Joins Plexus' Board of Directors

DATE: 14 Mar 2018

NEENAH, WI – March 14, 2018 – Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ: PLXS) today announced that Karen Rapp, Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of National Instruments (NASDAQ: NATI), has joined Plexus’ Board of Directors. Prior to her role at National Instruments, Ms. Rapp held several leadership roles of increasing responsibility with Freescale Semiconductor and NXP Semiconductor, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Ms. Rapp’s appointment expands the Plexus Board to 11 directors.

“Karen is an accomplished executive and we are delighted to welcome her to Plexus’ Board of Directors,” said Dean Foate, Chairman of the Board. “She brings over 25 years of experience in the technology sector where she has accumulated a diverse background in finance, corporate development, information technology and operations. We look forward to Karen’s contributions as our management team leverages her expertise and as she engages with our Board to share valuable insights.”

Ms. Rapp is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Northern Illinois University.


Susan Hanson

Since 1979, Plexus has been partnering with companies to create the products that build a better world. We are a team of over 16,000, providing global Design and Development, Supply Chain Solutions, New Product Introduction, Manufacturing, and Aftermarket Services. Plexus is an industry leader that specializes in serving customers with complex products used in demanding regulatory environments. With a culture built around innovation and customer service, Plexus’ teams create customized end-to-end solutions to assure the realization of the most intricate products. For more information about Plexus, visit our website,